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Three strategies to make sure your content—not your technology—is your students’ main focus.
Experts believe timed math tests can cause long-term problems. But some teachers and parents say it’s not that simple.
These profiles help schools direct resources toward building student competencies. See how they work.
We asked our community what makes teachers unforgettable. Here’s what they said.
Help your students increase their ability to concentrate with these exercises and discussion prompts.
A few ways to let high school students play in English class—and they’re not entirely frivolous.
We asked some students, and this is what they told us.
Hands-on learning and 3D printers are great, but let’s not forget that students have always created original products—in the writing classroom.
Checking for understanding is good for both students and teachers. We’ve rounded up a variety of digital tools to help you do it.
Money is available to help fund teachers’ professional trips. Here are some resources to help you find and apply for grants and fellowships.
The ability to think critically will benefit students throughout their lives. Here are a few tips on how to get started teaching it.
Using project-based learning in science, technology, engineering, art, and math classes is a way to solve problems in real-world contexts.
Check out a variety of ways schools might use drones as a teaching tool.
Imagine a safe space where students with autism can go to calm their bodies and then get back to the business of learning.
Will students pass up academic help based on how their friends feel? A new study suggests they will.
Ten ways to help children cope with tough transitions in school—whether you’re their teacher or their parent.
In a rapidly diversifying district with a largely white teaching force, how do you foster mutual trust and understanding? Send teachers to school.
Science, technology, engineering, and math are more important than ever, so we’ve put together a list of books to encourage girls to persevere in these subjects.
Tap students’ leadership potential to help them form strong bonds with each other and with their school.
Year mapping allows students to see what they’ve learned in your class, and it’s a great resource for your incoming class.
For teachers looking to incorporate Memorial Day into lessons, here are some of the best resources from around the internet.
Crafting strong arguments requires students to truly grapple with evidence that doesn’t fit with their ideas.
Open educational resources are free digital materials you can use with your students. Here are some ways to find them.
Giving students a dedicated spot in the classroom to collect themselves helps them learn to manage their emotions—a valuable life skill.
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